Angio-OCT / Medical Retina Spektrum Augenheilkd (2017) 31:257–261 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00717-017-0370-9 The mirror artifact effect on OCTA reconstructions of patients with high myopia Luisa Pierro · Emanuela Aragona · Alessandro Arrigo · Marco Gagliardi · Francesco Bandello Received: 5 May 2017 / Accepted: 17 August 2017 / Published online: 7 September 2017 © Springer-Verlag GmbH Austria 2017 Summary tion caused by the high curvature of the eye and to the Background Optical coherence tomography angiogra- staphyloma. Differential diagnosis might be choroidal phy (OCTA) is a useful technique for the noninvasive rupture, even though the specularity and the presence study of retinal vascularization; nevertheless artifacts of the dark area in all the layers clear the picture. may occur, especially in myopic patients, and this may Conclusion This study conﬁrmed that OCTA in high lead to diagnostic issues. myopia can be affected by a number of pitfalls and Methods Four myopic patients (2 males, mean this should be taken into account for the right inter- age 45 years, axial length 27–30 mm) were analyzed pretation of OCTA reconstructions. using swept source OCT Triton Topcon (DRI Triton; Topcon, Tokyo, Japan) and 3 × 3, 4.5 × 4.5, and 9 × Keywords Retina ·Myopia ·Staphyloma
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Published: Sep 7, 2017
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